Virtual Courses now being run
Next 2.5 Day Course (York)
TBC (Covid19 dependent)
Four Aerodrome courses Apr 2021
Training in Wildlife Hazard Management is an essential requirement for staff responsible for the procedures, protocols and delivery of bird control at aerodromes. Our staff at Birdstrike Management are the retained training providers for a host of civil and military aerodromes around the world, provide C&G accredited programs, and deliver using specifically trained staff with direct experience at airports in Europe, Asia, the America's, Australasia, Antarctica and Africa.
BML attained City & Guilds Accreditation for our Wildlife Hazard Management training in 2018. Our courses are therefore receive external validation from a respected global brand providing quality assurance for your wildlife management training.
A comprehensive course, ideal for all staff involved in wildlife hazard management run over 2 or 2.5 days at your site or in York.
One Day Managers Course:
Aimed at managers responsible for the oversight Wildlife Hazard Management.
One Day Refresher Course:
Consolidate existing skills and an update on new methodology, equipment and legislation.
Individual modules, 1/2 day or one day workshops.
Tailored courses to specific airports requirements.
RECENT COURSE FEEDBACK
'This course is excellent and the best one I've ever been on 10/10 thank you' - LGW
''All round super course' - LHR
'Very well delivered and enjoyed the exercises' - ABZ
'Thoroughly enjoyable course. Very knowledgeable teachers' - JER
'Well worth attending, vast knowledge gained. Very useful for myself, as someone who oversees bird control' - MoD
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Outline Course Content
The nature and extent of the wildlife management problem in relation to aviation.
The national and local regulations, standards, and guidance material related to aerodrome wildlife management programs (use of best-practice models).
The local wildlife ecology and biology, including (where applicable) the importance of good airfield grass management policies, and the benefits they can deliver to wildlife control.
The attractions an airfield can present to different bird species and how they can be managed
The importance of accurate wildlife identification and observations.
Local and national laws and regulations relating to air safety and birds.
Wildlife strike remains collection, and identification policies and procedures.
Long-term (pro-active) control measures, including on and off aerodrome habitat management.
Short-term (active) tactical measures, using well established effective wildlife removal, dispersal, and control techniques.
Documentation of wildlife activities and control measures, and reporting procedures (the aerodrome wildlife management plan).
Wildlife strike risk assessment and risk management principles, and how these programs integrate with the aerodrome’s safety management system.
Birdstrike Managements training covers changes to EASA rulemaking and the UK Civil Aviation Authorities updated CAP 772 guidance for delivering bird control.
Birdstrike Management delivers a unique modular course programme that includes
An understanding of the dangers birds can cause to aircraft, critical risk assessment methodologies and the vulnerabilities of different aircraft types.
An understanding of the attractions an airfield can present to different bird species and how they can be managed
The influence of the surrounding environment on birdstrike risks and the management of hazards outside the airport boundary
Detection of birds and reporting of risks within the aviation sector
Species identification and habits in relation to different airfield environments
Electronic reporting and recording of wildlife presence and birdstrike events on your airfield
Understanding the behaviours of birds to select the most appropriate form of deterrence
Use of active and passive control techniques and the appropriate safety considerations for their deployment on an airfield.
Legal obligations under UK law and its implication for wildlife control on airports
International and national regulations, guidance and best practice documentation
We include a variety of media and presentation packages alongside practical sessions including;
Collecting, preparing and submitting birdstrike remains for photographic, feather and DNA analysis
Safeguarding aerodromes from off-airfield birdstrike risks
Field identification skills and demonstrations of active deterrence methods
Assessing Risk and Hazard Identification
All attendees of our full 2 day course receive our latest birdstrike management course documentation along with a signed certificate and examination.